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The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

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The COVID-19 pandemic drove down employment and pushed the U.S. economy into recession a year ago, and now many unemployed Americans are considering changing occupations, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

Hutchinson Vetoes Bill to Refund Business Fines

Hutchinson Vetoes Bill to Refund Business Fines

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoes legislation requiring the state to refund fines imposed on businesses violating coronavirus safety rules, as the state's virus cases and hospitalizations continued to drop. read more >

A Virtuous Cycle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Virtuous Cycle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Recent days have underscored that there are really two American economies. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 33,000 for the first time, Congress is experimenting with direct cash infusions to reduce child poverty. read more >

Legisature Approves Conscience Objections for Doctors

Legisature Approves Conscience Objections for Doctors

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The Arkansas Legislature approves a bill allowing doctors to refuse to treat someone due to religious or moral objections, sending it to the governor over complaints that would create a blanket right to discriminate against patients. read more >

Arkansas Banks Branches to Help With Vaccine Effort

Arkansas Banks Branches to Help With Vaccine Effort

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At least seven Arkansas banks are participating in "Operation Vax Speed," an initiative between the Arkansas Bankers Association and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association to offer COVID-19 vaccines at bank branches throughout the state. read more >